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R. Kelly bail set at $1 million for sex abuse charges

(CHICAGO) -- A Chicago judge ordered $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday after the singer was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse.Cook County Judge John Fitzgerald Lyke Jr. also ordered Kelly to turn in his passport and forbade contact with the singer's alleged victims. Kelly…... Read More

Suspect surrenders after allegedly kidnapping woman, shooting man in South Carolina

(NEW YORK) -- A North Carolina man is facing up to 15 years behind bars for allegedly kidnapping a woman after shooting a man during a heated dispute, police said Saturday.Derek Andrew Moser turned himself into the Catawba County Sheriff's Office hours after allegedly opening fire on 29-year-old Armando Jimenez…... Read More

Charges dropped against owner, designer of Verruckt waterslide where boy was decapitated in horrific accident

(KANSAS CITY, Kansas) -- The owner and designer of what was billed as the world's tallest waterslide have had all charges against them dropped on Friday in relation to the horrific death of a 10-year-old boy on the ride in 2016.Schlitterbahn Water Park owner Jeff Henry and designer John Schooley…... Read More

Teen jailed after calling 911 on himself to demand his own arrest for getting drunk at home

(VAN BUREN, Arkansas) -- Police in Van Buren, Arkansas are still scratching their heads over one of the most unusual arrests they said they have made in years.On Thursday night, police received a call from an 18-year-old reporting underage drinking in his home – by him.“Basically he, I guess, was…... Read More

Judge asks for a ladder and a visit to Statue of Liberty before sentencing protester who scaled base on July 4

(NEW YORK) -- A New York federal judge wants a ladder and a visit to the Statue of Liberty before he sentences a woman who has come before his court.The woman in question is Staten Island resident Therese Patricia Okoumou, 44, who was arrested last July 4 for scaling the…... Read More

R. Kelly's attorney says 'all the women are lying' after pop star surrenders to police to face 10 counts of felony criminal sexual abuse involving minors

(CHICAGO) -- Singer R. Kelly turned himself in to Chicago police late Friday night after being charged earlier in the day with 10 counts of felony criminal sexual abuse involving four alleged victims, according to the Cook County Prosecutor's Office.Three of the four victims were younger than 17 at the…... Read More

Jussie Smollett will be removed from final two episodes of 'Empire'

(CHICAGO) -- Embattled actor Jussie Smollett will not appear in the final two episodes of Empire this season in the wake of the criminal charges he's facing for allegedly falsifying claims of a hate crime.Producers of the Fox show Empire said that Smollett's character will be removed from the final…... Read More

David and Louise Turpin, parents who allegedly tortured their kids, plead guilty to 14 felony counts: DA

(PERRIS, Calif.) -- David and Louise Turpin, the California parents accused of torturing and holding captive most of their 13 children, pleaded guilty Friday to 14 counts against them, prosecutors said.David and Louise Turpin, who were arrested in January 2018, pleaded guilty to one count of torture and one count…... Read More

Los Angeles, Las Vegas see rare snowfall as storm moves to Northeast, South for the weekend

(NEW YORK) -- As Las Vegas and Los Angeles area residents enjoy rare snow days, a storm is on the move, targeting the Northeast and South for the weekend.Snowfall struck the Las Vegas Strip on Thursday -- the most snow the city has seen in more than a decade. Las…... Read More

Authorities plan to search Colorado landfill for Kelsey Berreth's remains

(FOUNTAIN, Colo.) -- Colorado authorities are planning to begin the task Tuesday morning of digging through a landfill for Kelsey Berreth's remains and other possible evidence in the missing mom's case, sources told ABC News.The search of the Midway landfill near Fountain, Colorado, could last several months, according to sources…... Read More

Florida mayor resigns after arrest for allegedly shooting at police officers

(PORT RICHEY, Fla.) -- A Florida mayor, who was accused of practicing medicine without a license, resigned on Friday, one day after he was arrested for allegedly firing shots at deputies who were attempting to serve a search warrant, according to police.Port Richey Mayor Dale Massad was arrested and charged…... Read More